Tag: air-delivered weapons

Summary of weapons used in recent strikes against CW targets in Syria

N.R. Jenzen-Jones Shortly after 0400 local time on 14 April 2018, a multi-national US, British, and French operation struck several chemical weapons (CW) production, research, and storage facilities in Syria. Three separate target sites were engaged, two west of Homs and one in Damascus. USMC Lt. Gen. Kenneth ‘Frank’ McKenzie indicated that all of the

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PTAB-1M submunitions documented in Syria

Yuri Lyamin with N.R. Jenzen-Jones Images posted to Facebook and Twitter in mid-to-late February 2016 show the presence of PTAB-1M anti-tank submunitions and the RBK-500 PTAB-1M air-delivered cargo munition (cluster bomb) in the al-Ghanto area of the Homs governorate of Syria. The remnants of the bomb’s tail and casing indicate it is an RBK-500 (Razovaya Bombovaya

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